New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 1, 2016

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers at the Allegany County Library System.

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

STUCK-UP SUIT, by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. (EverAfter Romance.) An arrogant businessman’s phone, lost on a commuter train, leads to an unexpected affair.

BOUNTY, by Kristen Ashley. (Kristen Ashley.) A grieving woman heads to Colorado, where a biker fatuously attempts to resist her.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

ONE WITH YOU, by Sylvia Day. (St. Martin’s Griffin.) The chronicle of a tempestuous marriage comes to a close.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

ELIGIBLE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House.) The author of “Prep” and “American Wife” retells “Pride and Prejudice,” set in the Cincinnati suburbs in the present.

FOOL ME ONCE, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) A retired Army helicopter pilot faces combat-related nightmares and mysteries concerning the deaths of her husband and sister.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

THE SLEEP REVOLUTION, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. By the founder of The Huffington Post.

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

THE THIRD WAVE, by Steve Case. (Simon & Schuster.) In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

LAB GIRL, by Hope Jahren. (Knopf.) A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and describes how she found her vocation.

 

 

 

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